Minor/Repaint: Cyberfire Shattered Evil Tea-Time Playmate Laserbee

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  1. dare

    dare Well-Known Member

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    I got a Cyberfire Bee on clearance and while I liked the evil eyes, the yellow was boring. So I thought, why not just make this completely evil and go to town with a pink marker? Easy, Cheap pink bee / laserbeak, right?

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    The marker was pretty good for getting the fine details. Not so much for the big colour areas. Best part was, I couldn't find anything to colour-match that shade of pink. So I ended up using the marker everywhere. And anyone who has used these oil-based markers knows what that's like.

    2 coats of Future later, it's satisfactory. Looks OK from afar, not so great on close-up. I can live with the mess.
     

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  2. Treadshot A1

    Treadshot A1 Or just 'A1' for short...

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    You know, in you'd told me on paper you were making a black and pink Bee, I'd have laughed at you.

    Seeing it in photos, though, and it looks suitably evil. Sort of like he's so demented head doesn't care what you think of his colour scheme. It's also got that sort of "innocence gone wrong" feel to it, as the idea of an evil pink robot just goes against everything you'd expect. Really awesome concept, now that I see it. Good job. :) 
     
  3. gearacondelta

    gearacondelta Well-Known Member

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    Pretty B.A. If it was a Human Alliance, could turn a Mikaela Banes into Jem.
     
  4. dare

    dare Well-Known Member

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    Credit where it's due, Michael Bay and gang's idea, not mine.
     
  5. DJW107PRIME

    DJW107PRIME Autobot Hero TFW2005 Supporter

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    Wow thats sharp.
     
  6. Kraken

    Kraken Is a vegiesaurus, Lex. Veteran

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    That's evilly awesome! Great job!
     
  7. takarei

    takarei auto bot wanderer

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    wow um sorry i got to copy that. tho i think ill try water wave insted of flame what do think
     
  8. Algernon

    Algernon Radicon Acolyte

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    You did pretty well to have painted it all with a pen! This looks really good, I think I might have to do the same.
     
  9. dominomist

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    That looks totally awsome. Thanks about the heads about the paint pen. The custom looked so good i was going pick up those pen.
     
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    That is just . . .

    It's so deliciously evil! That's brilliant work!
     
  11. tobuttica

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    Damn! I totally snagged me an extra CF BB to do that with, simply because of the eyes. Nice job getting there first and the execution looks excellent. Wondering why nobody had done it yet with this mold.
     
  12. Starscream217

    Starscream217 Lord Starscream

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    "Is your daddy home?"
    Freakin' awesome man, i love those eyes!
     
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    NO, I decide how many lumps of sugar you get or I suicide you! Killer custom!
     
  14. Lock Cade

    Lock Cade Tarn Fangirl TFW2005 Supporter

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    OMG, awesome!

    Is it bad that I want an evil Pink Cyberfire Laserbee right now, even though I have no money for such a custom?
     
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    so evil man~~~
     
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    Just WONDERFUL
     
  17. dare

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    I've found the best result when working with the pen is to start with a thin coat, let it completely dry, then a thick one, dry, then a touch up. Finally seal with floor wax.
    The temptation is there to go thick from the start as the coat is smoother but it doesn't layer it consistently for the larger areas.

    Good luck if you decide to go for it!
     
  18. Destron23

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    Hasbro mass produce this now!

    Great job! Both modes look great, but I really like how you incorporated the colours into car mode.
     
  19. spoonman

    spoonman Kitbasher extrordinaire!

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    Your hand drawn details are fantastic! The symmetry on them is very impressive for such a blunt tipped pen. Nice work!
     
  20. simonatmac

    simonatmac The stop motion maker

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    Nice colors! Cool design...
     

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